Mutinus Elegans

Mutinus Elegans
Image by Mr. Ducke
Elegant Stinkhorns. I’d never seen these before, I thought I’d been reading too much H.P. Lovecraft..

9 thoughts on “Mutinus Elegans

  1. Wow!~fascinating. Thought it was a crab from the thumbnail..Or creepy slimy people fingers.

  2. The gross green sticky stuff is actually a sludge of spores. It attracts flies by its hideous decomposing corpse smell, and they carry the spores on their legs to new locations. Isn’t nature wonderful?

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